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BISAC Subject JNF051120

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made

Finding Out about Hydropower

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know people can turn the energy in rushing water into electricity? This hydropower can run the computer and the lights in your home. How exactly do we get it, though? And what is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 333.91'4

Finding Out about Nuclear Energy

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know that tiny atoms that make up all matter hold huge amounts of energy? This energy, called nuclear energy, can power the television and refrigerator in your home. How is nuclear… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 621.48'3

Finding Out about Solar Energy

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know that the sunlight that warms your skin on a sunny day can be used to produce energy? But how exactly do you collect sunlight and turn it into energy we can use? And what is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 333.792'3

Finding Out about Wind Energy

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 333.9'2

First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Materials — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Materials

Set

Clear photographs introduce beginning readers to common objects made from the same material. Students can compare and contrast the properties of the materials while improving their reading skills. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $107.94
  • Your Price: $80.96
  • 3 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Materials — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Materials

Set

Clear photographs introduce beginning readers to common objects made from the same material. Students can compare and contrast the properties of the materials while improving their reading skills. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $14.22
  • Your Price: $14.22
  • 3 titles
Fall 2018

Flippers & Fins: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Scientists continue to discover new things about ocean animals and the amazing abilities that allow them to thrive deep underwater. Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700

Forces and Motion Investigations

From the Series Key Questions in Physical Science (Alternator Books ® )

Forces and motion are at work all around you—when you kick a ball, ride a bike, or drop a book. But what exactly are forces? And how do they make things move? For thousands of years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 531/.11

From Bulb to Tulip

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How do onion-shaped tulip bulbs become the beautiful blooms in your garden? Follow each step in the process—from planting the bulbs to caring for the flowers—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 635.9'3432

From Cement to Bridge

From the Series Start to Finish

How is a bridge built? Cement is mixed with water and rocks to make concrete. The concrete is poured into holes and into blocks that are stacked to make a bridge. Once fences and lights are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 666'.893

From Clay to Bricks

From the Series Start to Finish

How are bricks made? Clay is dug up, crushed, shaped into bricks, and baked. Then, the bricks sent on trucks to builders to use to make beautiful homes, schools, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 666'.737

From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a cocoa bean turn into tasty chocolate? Follow each step in the food production cycle—from planting cocoa trees to eating a sweet treat—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 664'.5

From Cotton to T-Shirt

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does cotton turn into a soft T-shirt? Follow each step in the production cycle—from growing cotton to wearing a comfy shirt—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 646.4'35

From Cub to Panda

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a cub become a panda? Follow each step in the cycle—from a tiny, pink cub to a large, black and white panda—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 599.789

From Cub to Tiger

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How do tigers grow? Follow each step in the life cycle—from tiny, newborn cubs to large, majestic tigers—in this intriguing book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 599.756

From Egg to Butterfly

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does an egg become a butterfly? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from egg to brightly colored insect—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

From Egg to Honeybee

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How do honeybees grow? Follow each step in the life cycle—from tiny eggs in the hive to busy bees making honey—in this interesting book! Start to Finish titles help readers examine how things… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 595.79/9

From Egg to Ladybug

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a small egg become a ladybug? Follow each step in the cycle—from a long golden egg lying on a leaf to a bright red insect—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 595.76

From Egg to Owl

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does an egg become an owl? Follow each step in the cycle—from a small, round egg to a powerful owl—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 598.9/7

From Egg to Penguin

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does an egg become a penguin? Follow each step in the cycle—from an oval egg to a sleek, black and white penguin—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 598.47

From Egg to Sea Turtle

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a sea turtle develop? Follow each step in the life cycle—from eggs hatching under the sand to adult turtles swimming in the ocean—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 597.92/8

From Flower to Honey

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How is honey made from a flower? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from pretty bloom to tasty treat—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 595.79'9

From Foal to Horse

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a foal grow into a horse? Follow each step in nature's cycle—from birth to stallion or mare—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 636.1

From Garbage to Compost

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a pile of garbage become compost? Follow each step in the cycle—from collecting kitchen and yard waste to creating compost for your garden—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 631.8/75